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May 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
is canc not just here in the united states, but within afghanistan. you know, being able to come to president karzai and sign this agreement and show the afghan people the united states is going to remain engaged in the region and send a compelling message to nair neighbors that have meddled in their appars on affair, pakistan next door, the united states will be here and continue to try to help afghanistan move forward. >> thank you pj for joining us inside the war room. that is pj crowley former assist isant to the secretary of state of affairs. of and here to discuss the strategic interests of the trip and a little politics is the assistant secretary of defense for global strategic affairs in the obamaa administration and former dean of the goldman school of policy, professor doctor, thank you so much for joining us inside the war room. you heard what pj crowley said about the agreement. do you agree with the three goals you think were identified in that? and how important is the strategic interests of that agr
May 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
, it's vitaly important. this had political significance not just here in the united states but, also within afghanistan. you know, being able to come to president karzai, sign this agreement, show the afghan people that the united states is going to, you know, remain engaged in the region and, also send a compelling message to other neighbors who have metalled in afghan affairs but pakistan, you know, next door, that the united states is going to be hear and it's going to try to continue to help afghanistanyou know, next door, that the united states is going to be hear and it's going to try to continue to help afghanistan. >> thank you p.j. crawley forker assistant of state for public affairs. the president's announced trip comes four days before he officially kicks off his re-election campaign. here to discuss the strategic interest of the trip and, perhaps, a little bit of politics, too, is michael knott, the assistant secretary of defense for global strategic affairs in the obama administration now and then a prevention-off of public policy, form
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May 1, 2012 1:00pm PDT
united states cities. >>guest: they were expecting thousands to show up and only 200 people showed up, and they were hoping to revitalize the movement but there just wasn't that energy there and it seems the people who are left in the movement are the extreme radicals. >>neil: you talked to them? >>guest: yes. >>neil: this is from today? >> corporations are buying the lobbyists, and they are drawning out the voices of ordinary americans. >> we are picketing bank of america. we want them broken up because they are too big. if you are too big to fail you are too big to be a corporation. all from stories i have heard, honest stories, bank of america kick people out open street, closing up parents' house and general corruption and i learned what they are doings trying to destroy a mountain. >> why did they foreclosure the homes? >> because the people in the homes owe the bank money. >> what economic system would you rather have if place rather than capitalism? i have to say communism where you get free food, where you get free medical services, and that's provided by the community. >>neil
May 19, 2012 5:30pm PDT
of the train's letter he think the american government and others for efforts to bring him to the united states. >>> after turbulence i have come here thanks to the assistance of friends >>> the chinese activist left a beijing hospital saturday and boarded a united airlines flight with wife and two sons. the white house says the state department worked with chinese authorities to get him a visa. >>> we welcome this development and he can pursue a course of study in the u.s. >>> his flight to the united states ends a diplomatic tug-of- war that lasted a month before he left he told reporters he was worried chinese authorities would try to retaliate against his extended family still in china. the blind activist an outspoken critic of china's forced abortion policy is. he escaped house arrest last month and sought refuge at the american embassy. he was able to go to a local hospital to each seek treatment and reunited with his family he then asked to leave china and hillary clinton were to get him out of the country, he said after he's done with law school he would like to go home but not clear if
May 9, 2012 1:00pm EDT
for the economy of the united states. i have been a supporter of the export-import bank since i arrived in congress in 1977. simply put, the ex-im bank supports the sales of american-made products overseas when private finances is not available. -- financing is not available. according to the ex-im bank's 2011 annual report, the bank supported $32.7 billion in exports last year, over 288,000 american jobs. many of these jobs are in the pacific northwest and in my congressional district. i ask unanimous consent to put -- and add additional information. the important point srk let's vote for this bill. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. the gentleman from california. mr. miller: i'm pleased to yield one minute to the distinguish mad jort leader, the gentleman from virginia, mr. cantor. the chair: the gentleman from virginia is recognized for one minute. mr. cantor: i thank the speaker and i thank the gentleman from california. mr. speaker, i rise today to speak in favor of h.r. 2072, securing american jobs through export act of 2011. make no mistake, i am no fan of government sub
May 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
are trying to bring that tradition tolt united states, which is something they've been doing for the past several years. this is san antonio park in oakland. the first place was frank ogowa plaza. police officers had to try to contain tain them this, is the video of what happened earlier, after they blocked 14th street the police officers formed a line and pushed them back and at one point throwing a flash bang grenade. the police officers then boxed proestors in and after that the pro testors marched down here. they're now gathering in preparation for what may be another march at frank ogowa plaz yachl they have a permit to protest z right now they're gathering in preparation for hearing speeches and getting you know, rallying troops before they march back there to the area in front of oakland city hall. >> how is the crowd out there? looks like we've seen someone perhaps spit on the camera lens? >> yes. there is someone dumping spit on the camera lens and someone poured beer on my head just a moment ago. the crowd is agitated as what they'd refer to as the establishment. and they genera
May 30, 2012 4:30am PDT
that many people zero plays those announcements just to get the birth in the united states. >>> >>> facebook finish below $29 a share yesterday. so what that means the zuckerberg air drops of the top 46 richest people list. facebook is now approved to have 9400 employees. that is three times its current workforce. >>> i think they've proven already to be a good neighbor. >>> i don't think you've done anything to protect my help in terms of pollution that the cars will have in my neighborhood. >>> in just a few hours the two men accused of beating brian stowe are back into court for a preliminary hearing. still a paramedic from santa cruz is recovering from the beating. volunteers will continue the search for a missing morgan hill teenager. the effort will begin at 8:00 this morning for sierra lamar. and to live and was arrested last week in connection with the murder. her family is still hoping she will be found alive. the four porn 0-2 >>> let's check in with elizabeth right now she is live up the largest park in san francisco. >>> wheat were previewing a event that was happening. we are ex
May 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
. and as richard pointed out, the corruption, the unease of the relationship between the united states and karzai's afghanistan, and the fact that what is the ultimate goal? is it to bring a country that is now logged in perhaps -- >> let me stop you there. you just asked what's the ultimate goal. we have been asking foreign policy -- >> what is it? >> specialists on this set, administration officials, the late richard holbrook, everybody, for years, what's the goal in afghanistan? they don't have a goal in afghanistan. you know why? because it's not about afghanistan. it's about pakistan. this is -- it's ridiculous. we had a goal, and that goal was to rid afghanistan of al qaeda's power structure. we succeeded. >> right. >> and then we moved. then we moved the goal post. and now it's to rebuild a country with, again, we're going into another decade partnership with one of the most corrupt leaders on the planet. it makes no sense. we're wasting $2 billion a week. and young americans are dying every every week. >> you're right. we did move the goal post in afghanistan from essentially getting rid
Apr 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
shot to death at oikos university. she left nigeria to come to the united states looking for a better life for her family. >> she wants mommy, you know? i told her mommy is with god. she said she want to go to god and be with mommy. >> reporter: and he says he is not thinking about what should happen to the killer that he is still grieving. rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details on oikos university. it reopened a week ago but some didn't begin classes till today. we have been told oikos university is paying $1 to use the classroom. they are providing the space as long as it is available out of a mission of community service. in the mean time according to the times, oikos university's finance problems are so severe the president has gone without pay for the past year. >>> the district attorney announced today a teacher who struck and killed a girl last year will not be charged with a crime. investigators say fern white- parker was on the way to work last september when she accidentally struck 6-year-old sioreli torres who was walking walking to school. today the district attor
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May 2, 2012 10:00am PDT
today. it says there are no red or blue states, just the united states. with the president's face in the middle. is the obama campaign trying to push back against charges that the president is not a great uniter? we'll have a fair and balanced debate. >> the pundits, the pundits like to slice and dice our country into red states and blue states; red states for republicans, blue states for democrats. there is not a liberal america and a conservative america, there is the united states of america! [cheers and applause] [ male announcer ] the inspiring story of how a shipping giant can befriend a forest may seem like the stuff of fairy tales. but if you take away the faces on the trees... take away the pixie dust. take away the singing animals, and the storybook narrator... [ man ] you're left with more electric trucks. more recycled shipping materials... and a growing number of lower emissions planes... which still makes for a pretty enchanted tale. ♪ la la la [ man ] whoops, forgot one... [ male announcer ] sustainable solutions. fedex. solutions that matter. megyn: 1:15 here in
May 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
if not thousands of cases of unlawfully detained u.s. citizens and legal residents in the united states each year in violation of their constitutional rights. some of them have even been deported and then been brought back to the united states of america. that's not an old story, that's a story of today. the federal government took a step in the right direction when it legally challenged the show me your papers laws in alabama, south carolina, and arizona. because the state laws are unconstitutional and interfere with the federal government's authority to set and enforce immigration policy. but it makes so sense to file suit -- mow sense to file suit against unconstitutional laws on one hand and on the other hand allow the same laws to funnel people into deportation centers and deportation pipeline. gabino has been denied relief from deportation because he's been stopped too many times, according to the federal government, for driving without a license. the government is complicit in serial profiling because while the states cannot deport gabino and break up his family of american citizens, the f
May 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. brian mooar has that story for us. >> the next president of the united states, governor mitt romney. >> reporter: in his commencement speech at the largest christian university, romney underscored his stance against gay marriage. >> marriage is a relationship between one man and one woman. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: that line was a guaranteed crowd pleaser at liberty university founded by jerry fallwell and is located in the battleground state of virginia. the presumtive nominee's appearance is an important step in winning over the ultraconservatives who shunned him during the primary. >> we are electing a president, not a pastor. i think if you compare him to obama, yeah. i think by all means we'll side with him. >> reporter: president obama made history by publicly supporting gay marriage and was honoring the nation's top cops. >> the people alive today only because of their courage. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama was at north carolina university talking civil rights and inviting comparisons to gay marriage. >> we we all know there are plenty of serious injustice
May 29, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. analysts say assad could stop them if he wanted. after months of threats, the united states today ordered syria's top diplomat expelled. >> he is no longer welcome in the united states. >> reporter: and germany, britain, france, spain, italy, the netherlands, canada, bulgaria and australia, all told syrian diplomats to get out. >> this is the most effective way we've got of sending a message of revulsion at what has happened in syria. >> reporter: but as the new video shows, assad isn't getting the message. and syrian forces still vastly outgun the opposition. and today, brian, the state department accused iran of aiding and abetting the shabiha, the pro-assad militia. activists say the shabiha is trained by iran and uses the same tactics that iran employed to crush its own rebellion. brian? >> richard engel starting us off tonight. richard, thanks. >>> and now to the crisis in northern italy, where a deadly 5.8 earthquake shook the region this morning. the epicenter was just northwest of bologna. the same area where an even stronger quake killed people just over a week ago. and once agai
May 7, 2012 12:00pm PDT
said that he would be freed if the united states stops air strikes in pakistan, afghanistan, somalia, and yemen. and releases all taleban and al qaeda suspects. >> u.s. government will continue to make every effort to see him released safely to his family. but we cannot, and will not negotiate with al qaeda. >> is directly to the president was posted online hours after the cia killed a top al qaeda leader with an air strike. the drum missile killed a man in yemen. he was on the fbi's most wanted list for his role in the bombing of the u.s. as cold in 2000. it is believed that he also helped formal money to the 9/11 attackers. the men that arranged the attacks were reined in a guantanamo bay court room this weekend. >> if you respond to them, i will list. >> the claims that he's been taking care of but says that he will die if al qaeda is demands are not met. at the white house, randall kingston, cbs 5. >> he has a heart problem and in the video the clams to be getting all of his medications. >> let's take a look at the big board. right now the dow is down but not by much. you can see
May 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
foils a homegrown terror plot to blow up a bridge in the united states. why the fed say we were never in any danger. >> i am here in the weather center with a cool breeze that is kicking in to drop,,,,,,,,,,, >> recapping the special report at the top of the hour, we just learned that president barack obama arrived in afghanistan earlier this morning and is there to sign an agreement to cementing the u.s. role in the country after the war ends in 2014. barack obama and the afghan president are set to approve the agreement before he addresses the nation on the war effort. you can see that speech live right here on cbs 5 at 4:30 p.m., or streaming live on >> five men have been arrested in a plot to blow up a bridge near cleveland. the fbi says there was no danger to the public because the explosive devices were controlled by undercover agents. the suspects do not appear to have any ties to international terrorism. at least three are self- described anarchist. >> it was one year ago today that the president announced navy seals killed osama bin laden at his hideout in pakistan
May 29, 2012 8:00pm PDT
. it is an opportunity for them to get some face time with the future president of the united states. >> they will get a photograph taken with mr. and mrs. romney. >> mrs. rodriguez said the campaign trail in the last few weeks and has done very well. >> the ladies' luncheon only requires a $1,000 donation to attend. >>grant: the mansion sets of almost 6 a.. it is the price of single- family long periods to visit california historic landmark there is a 75 ft. high atrium. fit is the largest enclosed space in the united states. >>catherine: to a new poll said the president is significantly ahead of mitt romney here in california giving him a 19. it. >>jaqueline: temperatures or warmer today as expected. if temperatures will continue to warm into thursday whatever divided greece. >>catherine: said the concerns about the new construction of the bay bridge. ron >>charles: and san jose, drivers market ought to southbound to 81 have to deal with in metering lights. >>catherine: 90 arrested nearly 100 guns taken off the street. we will tell you about the undercover operation. >>kimberlee: to net tainted with
May 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
in the west or in the united states meeting when we practiced peace and at that place of peace this really come promote health and wellness and summing things can happen a lot of healing. we are doing this and women can play a very important role. i want to say a lot of women already are doing this like the mayor of a traveling all over the world to inspire women and let women know that if women come together and make sure that no child in the united states should go to bed hungry it can happen if we put our minds to it to. >>> 49 dozens that foreperson imprison euna lee towed the a suspect per person to educate >>> and the world that we can begin to heal the more we can begin to really change those indicators. if we reduced the prison population will increase our peace. it will reduce the number of police we have we increase our peace. let's face it the first offense for a comedy this is the committee and an incident happens to a crime happens the police will call her called after the incident has occurred but people practicing peace and those incidences prevention becomes the way. educ
May 19, 2012 6:30pm PDT
this development and the fact he will pursue a course of study in united states >>> he will live and study law at unique new york university. activist in chicago are in jail after plotting domestic terrorism at the upcoming nato summit the three men arrested wednesday charged with making molotov cocktails to firebombed police stations president obama's campaign headquarters and mayor rahm emanuel house. nato's protest against the nato summit have been noisy but peaceful >>> it is the war machine of the 1% we're in chicago saying that neda should be disbanded >>> nearly 50 world leaders attending a conference are focusing on winding down of the war in iraq protesters say money should be spent at home. on one side the activists and in the middle of the frogs like two sides who say they want the same thing cannot seem to agree. a gorgeous day in the bay area brian hackney up next,,,,,,,,,,, >>> free tests in san francisco as part of first-ever national hepatitis testing day, where the 5 million americans estimated that hepatitis b or c with the majority not aware. the viruses can lead to liver pr
May 30, 2012 7:00am PDT
reports of government troops shelling rebel held areas this morning. >> the united states and nine other nations expelled syrian diplomats from their capitals. >> we do not believe that further militarization of the situation in syria at this point is the right course of action. >> thunderstorms delivered damaging hail to the oklahoma city area overnight. >> storms knocked out power to more than 60,000 people. >> facebook stock closed below $30, down 24% from its opening price. >> all this damn time, i got to try to figure out how to provide for my people. >> going back near the wall. he's got it. >> are you matt damon? >> i'm the [ bleep ] quarterback, moron. >> ever meet annoying kids? >> i got a whole bunch of kids. >> one night only. one hour only. regis and dave. >> get ahold of yourself. >> and that matters. >> all these years later he's still chasing that sound and searching for a little bit of truth. >> on "cbs this morning." >> is it hard to raise a kid around biden. i would assume that he's the uncle that comes over and you brought some guns. that kind of thing. captioning fund
May 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >> the united states engages in a number of operations to go after al- qaida. and amid of militant allies. he would try to attack the united states in irian this country needs to remain vigilant in seek those who would attack this country. we will do everything necessary to keep this country safe. >>mark: this man is believed to be an al-qaida operative here in the u.s. counterterrorism official said the device for the underwear, or on christmas as someone to the one that was used in this is -- was about to be used in this attack irian the fbi caught this threat early in before it threaten anybody. >>darya: record to jackie sizzle in pleasanton who is waiting to see if he can talk to any neighbors. >>jackie: there are more questions than answers on stacey court. at 6:00 last night pleasanton police were called at the 3500 block of stacy court with the report of two victims shot in the home. was a 37 year-old woman and her 13 year-old daughter. the 37 year-old woman was pronounced dead in the 13 year-old daughter was taken to hospital. we do not know whether to consider this a homicide or a mu
May 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
in the united states we're live now with more on the documents and the new threat revealed today. >> good afternoon. the government released these documents to show the state of al qaeda and remind americans about continued threat the terror group pose buzz reminds americans about the biggest accomplishment of the obama national security team. newly released documents recovered from osama bin laden's pakistan compound show a frustrated terror leader worried about the future of al qaeda. in analysis shows he was angry and seemingly inability to control the group's regional affiliates especially one whusz attacks often claim lives of muslim autos necessity to be isolated to stay alive made him to a certain extent irrelevant vent as far as day-to-day operations and what al qaeda in yemen might be contemplate oogt white house says this provides a window into the state of al qaeda. >> the organization was under a great deal of stress and had been diminished but remained and remains a threat. >> the document release comes as a new threat emerges, fire bombs. and that could al qaeda's online mag
May 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
up a passenger plane headed for the united states. intelligence officials say this is the work of a man best known for the christmas 2009 plot to bring down an airplane over detroit. also with an underwear bomb. but the latest a vice is more sophisticated. this is a very clever guy, very good at making bombs. he is probably the number-one threat to the united states directly. >> the cia says the suspected suicide bomber had yet to pick a target or by an airplane ticket. >> i guess that you could call it the best forecast ever. >> ever? you are going that far? >> it has been ice, we have the heat and it looks like it was the route for one more day in and we will have cooler weather. a little bit of everything in the next couple days. some patches of fog that have moved in along the coastline. it is 46 in santa rosa and 55 in mostly clear into san jose. you'll see this figure extending along the coastline making its way just inside of the day. it looks like a sign of the center's cooling down just a little bit but is still staying warm in the bay area. usually sixties and seventi
May 3, 2012 6:00pm PDT
of terrorist material ever obtained by a the united states. and it came straight from the mind of osama bin laden. newly declassified documents reveal the al qaeda leader struggled to keep his global geoid from crumbling. and as manuel gallegus shows us, it also reveals a hit list reaching all the way to the white house. >> right up until the end, osama bin laden was plotting terror. a collection of letters from his final hide out shows that he wanted to target airplanes carrying president barack obama. he said that killing him automatically would make joe biden take over the presidency for the remainder of the term. he described the vice-president as totally unprepared for the job. former deputy director of national intelligence and cbs news senior correspondent john miller was the last western journalist to interview him. >> i think in the end he was struggling to figure out what al qaeda was at that point. >> the navy seals who killed osama bin laden when your go gathered the documents from his compound in pakistan. 17 of the letters are now declassified and posted on an army website. th
May 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
student loan rates, discourage outsourcing of united states jobs, help veterans find work and let homeowners refinance their mortgages. >> on wall street stock was down as new concerns over the european debt crisis weighed heavy on the market. all three ended this day in the red but it could have been worse. at one point the dow had a nearly 200 point slide. at the closing bell the dow was down by 76 points. nasdaq was down 11. . >>> fire officials say drastic cuts could be on the way if a par can cel tax is rejected. it calls for a tax of $197 a year for the next ten years. officials say if it doesn't pass the east county fire district will see significant changes in its emergency response. three of the districts six stations would face closure and more than a dozen firefighters could loose their jobs. >> the warm weather we are enjoying sevens as a reminder that fire season is coming and state officials say they are preparing for what could be a busy one. >> we are training air crews, we have trained over 55 helicopter crews in the national guard and 11 air tanker crews ready
May 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
dissident. he emerged from the united states embassy overnight and now the chinese want the united states to apologize. we'll go to beijing where secretary of state clinton just arriv arrived. >>> also this morning, the address to the nation from afghanistan. >>> i'm gayle king. andy pettitte faces down his former best friend and we know that a picture can be worth a thousand words. should any one painting really be worth 200 million bucks? we'll get into that debate. >> first as we do every morning, we begin with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> the goal to defeat al qaeda and deny it a chance to rebuild is now within our reach. >> president obama vows to finish the job in afghanistan. >> u.s. troops will remain in afghanistan through 2024 in a support role. >> three explosions rocked the afghan capital hours after president obama made a secret trip to that city. >> to knows that had 23 years in the afghan war pool, you win? >> chen guangcheng has left the u.s. embassy in beijing. >> china demands an apology after a chinese dissident leaves u.s. protection. >> j
May 19, 2012 10:00pm PDT
to the united states >>> i believe nothing is impossible as long as you put your heart to it. >>> saturday the activist got a phone call to pack is back he left a beijing hospital and ordered a flight to the united states with his wife and children. his flight landed at north liberty airport outside of new york, the trip ended a diplomatic tug-of-war that lasted nearly a month. the blind activist and outspoken critic of china's forced abortion policy. he escaped house arrest and sought refuge at the american embassy in beijing. the u.s. struck a deal to lie and to get treatment and a reunited with his family once there and he asked to leave china. hillary clinton started negotiations and got him out of the country. >>> for the past seven years i've never had a day's rest i've come here for recuperation in body and spirit >>> he says he will continue to fight injustice as he studies law at nyu in manhattan. >>> a police dog recovers in a sacramento hospital after being shot by a suspected car thief officers and the canine boding chased the gunman through a neighborhood forcing three schools
May 17, 2012 11:00am PDT
. the united states and nato trying to build an afghan army to defend the country after international troops pull out at the end of 2014. how to pay for the army and continued support will be central topics of the summit, hosted by president obama. more than 20 nations have already agreed to help the u.s. foot the $4.1 billion a year bill. many of their pledges have beenfall small. >>> new details emerging about that massive trading loss suffered by jpmorgan chase. "the new york times" say it's grown by another $1 billion, jumping from $2 billion into the $3 billion range. last week, jamie dimon said the losses were expected to happen over the course of the next few months. but instead, it's happened over four days of trading. the federal reverse right now looking into those massive losses. >>> verizon wireless making a major announcement to wipe out one of its longtime perks. the company says later this year it will do away with grandfathered unlimited data plans to migrate customers to the new faster 4g network. if you do have an unlimited data plan, you will be required to sign on to a da
May 19, 2012 5:00pm PDT
is now in the united states. cheng guangcheng landed at an airport an hour ago. he found refuge in beijing. they left a few hours after being notified of an agreement with the united states. he was jailed for his campaign against forced abortion. the agreement allowed him to go to the u.s. to study law at new york university. >>> the man behind tesla motors was hoping to watch his private spacecraft lift off today. watch the countdown. you don't see or hear this very often. >> three, two, one, zero and lift off. we have had a cut off. >> with less than one second to go, the launch of the space x rocket was canceled. it was supposed to have been the dawn of a new area. the launch of an aircraft to the international space station. the founder watched the aborted launch from california. apparently high chamber pressure triggered a computer to shut down the launch at the last second. it was supposed to send 1,000 pounds of supplies to the international space station. the next launch is now scheduled for tuesday. >>> in oakland, the scene of a three-alarm fire is now a crime scene as
May 19, 2012 11:00pm PDT
didn't know until as arrival at the airport he was headed to the united states >>> the u.s. and china at least in this instance were able to work together for a satisfactory outcome >>> the case focused international attention on the issue of human rights in china on the eve of a major summit between washington and beijing. a self-taught lawyer he had been in prison for years against beaten out against china is one child policy. he was under house arrest or alleges he and his family were subject to beatings visitors were turned away cards monitored his every move. last month under the cover of darkness he eluded the guards and escaped with the help of other activists he traveled 300 mi. to beijing where dissidents transfer him from a van to a u.s. government car all without being detected by chinese surveillance. he was given sanctuary inside american embassy touching off a diplomatic standoff after negotiations chinese officials agreed to let him live free of persecution but had second thoughts after round of talks a lot to pursue his longtime goal to study law at new york university
May 23, 2012 4:30am PDT
the trading by half an hour on friday morning. >>> 4500 researchers and united states and latin america in san francisco for a conference starting today. the celebrity getting attention is the daughter of ralph will castro. some are blasting the decision to allow her in the country. two homes are destroyed as a wild fire rages near the california and nevada border. it started kindergartner ville nv strong winds fled the flames across 4,000 a.. the winds have shifted direction to push the fire away from home crusoe for full containment by saturday the suspected cause was a controlled burn not put out properly. san jose city council trying to deal with raising the minimum wage >>> when passengers claimed that forced the pilot to make an emergency landing >>> howe bride and groom did not let mother nature ruin ,,,,,,,,, >>> burglars police chief not commenting on allegations he had servile officers investigate the theft of a sudden cellphone. he department confirms our officers were paid overtime in january the chief would not speak with cbs 5 at a city council meeting but mayor tom bates had thi
May 5, 2012 8:30am PDT
of independence for women. it marked the beginning of the women's equality movement in the united states. >> at that time, women were banned from holding property and voting in elections. >> susan b. anthony dedicated her life to reform. >> suffrage in the middle of the 19th century accomplished one goal, it was diametrically opposed to this idea. >> many feared it would be corrupted by politics. >> women in the 19th century had to convince male voters that having the vote would not change anything. that woman would still be devoted to the home, the family, that they would remain pure and innocent, that having the vote would not corrupt them. >> support gradually grew in state and local campaigns. >> leaders like ellen clark sgt come repeatedly stopping these meetings -- , repeatedly stopping these meetings as a politically active figure. doing everything they could to ground the campaign in domesticity. >> despite their efforts, the link made it tough whenever voters were in the big city. a specialist in francisco. >> the problem with san francisco is that women's suffrage as an idea wa
May 23, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >> this is not baseball cards sold on the internet. this is the blood of the 40th president of the united states, ronald reagan. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, may 23, 2012. >>> and good morning, everybody. so good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. the director of the secret service will speak publicly for the first time about last month's prostitution scandal. mark sullivan will tell the senate committee there was no security breach. susan mcginnis is in washington this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. sullivan is going to tell congress today that these men were not informed about the president's plans and that they were going to be informed after this night of partying. he'll also tell them these men are not representative of the 7,000 workers at the secret service. the head of the secret service agency heads to capitol hill today, mark sullivan will answer to congress about the prostitution scandal involving some of his agents. 200 secret service personnel were in colombia in april, preparing for the president's visit there. of those, 12 were investigated,
May 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
at national level to build an early warning system. it is our hope that in the united states we don't need to wait for a killer earthquake to build the early-warning system. >> the beta system and development works like this ... >> moderate shaking expected in 22 seconds. >> you're using the path of waves created by the 1989 earthquake. in the yellow are the key ways which are often undetectable by humans. the red represents shear waves which often cause the most shaking and damage. people in san fransisco in the east they would have had 26 seconds of lead time. a difference many believe could have saved lives. >> if you have a few seconds of one then you can take cover, you are far less likely to be injured. >> i do have a circuit board design ... >> is not just expensive equipment and computer programs that may eventually help get the job done. researchers at stanford are dispatching small sensors to schools and homes. >> it is a real time demonstration of what is happening in the earth. >> which could be installed on personal computers. the data is instantly sent back to the laboratory
May 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
in afghanistan is at an all-time low here in the united states. a poll just out this morning says 1 to 7 percent of americans now support the war. that is down from 37% one year ago. 66 percent said they oppose the war. half of them say the united states is doing more harm than good. a operations in afghanistan slated to get $80 billion under the defense department budget. the budget will go before the house armed services committee. the two budget versions include the same spending for a afghanistan but overall the pentagon spending is $3 billion higher in the gop plan. the empire strikes back, how george lucas is getting back at orange county for snubbing his movie studio. >> a man lives out his nascar dream on a horse track. how police finally ended the late night joy ride. >> the new black turtleneck in what's the best gifttleneck in you can give mom ? a powerful connection. with this droid razr by motorola on verizon 4g lte stay in touch with your loved ones on skype. plus, enjoy verizon's 4g lte network in more places. the droid razr you want, one powerful connection on america's largest 4
May 28, 2012 8:00am PDT
with integrity, i must get rid of these. >> my name is greg miller. i am a veteran of the united states industry. in an attempt to fill the void where their consciences to be once they indoctrinate it out of you, but that did not work on me, so i am here to return my medals because they are both lies. >> my name is jerry, i am from new york city. i served in the army from 2005 through 2009. i fought in iraq. i am giving back my global war on terrorism service medal because i realize that it was just nothing but an idea made by a bunch of politicians, money hungry politicians who will do nothing and have a complete disregard for human life and will do everything in their power to just make more money. now, if it is just an idea, then it was just an idea that's part two more than i had to fight in, and i do not want any part of it anymore. i'd choose human life over war, militarism, and imperialism. >> i am an iraq war veteran. i am turning in these medals today for the people of afghanistan, iraq, pakistan, and all victims of occupation run the world, and also, for all of the service members and
May 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. if the court rules against him he will appeal the conviction all the way to the united states supreme court if necessary. >> we looked in toe why the grant family wasn't told about the hearing and we found a mix up involving three agencies. at issue is a victim's forum in which the family requests to be told of any legal procedures in a case. thal media da's office said the family properly filed that form last year. the corrections department said they received the form and forwarded it onto the attorney general's office which is responsible for keeping the victim's family informed. the attorney general's office said they never got the form. now the at's office has promised to tell the grant family of any legal proceeding in this case in the future. if you want to see raw video of the news conference today go to the website and look under top story. >> facebook ceo met with potential investors today in palo alto talking about his company's upcoming ipo. mike is here now and says the one main question they wanted him to answer. >> reporter: how are you going to make me money down
May 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
whichs leaders of the united states, united kingdom, france, germany, russia, italy, japan, and canada. they meet yearly to discuss issues of common concern. dr. i.m. vesler tell me that they have trofocussed previously on security and the environment. >> why should we care about what happens those couple of days? >> the thing that is going to hover over the summit will be the weakness of the global recovery in the wake of the great recession. >> reporter: the policies the leaders debate trickle down to everyday things we all face, like gas prices, the cost of goods and how much your money is worth. >> the best we can hope out of all of this is the possibility are more trade and more jobs. >> that's the hope out of this. get more economic trade, and more commerce. >> reporter: as host of this year's summit, president obama moved it from his home town of chicago to maryland's camp david. >> it probably was a very good idea to move this meeting to a place where these people can actually get together and talk and not have to worry about going out immediately after the meeting and having t
May 25, 2012 2:30pm EDT
future than the united states. the only question is whether these resources can be coordinated to maximum advantage and that is where public policy inevitably must enter the picture. thank you very much for your time. i look forward to your questions. >> thank you very much. mr. jenkins? >> thank you, chairman bingaman, ranking member murkowski and distinguished members of the committee. i'm jesse jenkins. i direct the energy and climate program at the breakthrough institute, an independent public policy think tank based in oakland, california. it's an honor to appear before you today to discuss the role of government and energy innovation, particularly on my birthday and senator murkowski's. advanced energy policy and markets in the united states are now at a key inflection point. in recent years, u.s. advanced energy sectors have grown rapidly, adding jobs even through the depth of the recession, while reducing costs for many technologies, including solar and wind power, batteries for electric vehicles and advanced biofuels. still, a recent cost declines mark important industry maturati
May 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
united states and china. and abc news has the story from new york. it's the latest twist and the chinese foreign ministry agreed it will allow the activist to apply fr a permit to study abroad. what the dissident wished for in his change of heart after hearing his family was being threatened. secretary of state hillary clinton addressed the situation for the first time since arriving in china for an economic summit. >> we're also encourage by official statement issued today by the chinese government confirming that he can apply to travel abroad. >> the chinese appeared to be easing their restrictions on chen. a stark difference from earlier images of officials shoving reporter as way from the hospital room. >> and there is staff and doctor was a chance to meet with him. and confirms he and his family now want to go to the united states so he can persue his studies. >> but this deal isn't welcomed by everyone. amnesty international called it an empty promise quote us us and other governments must demand the retaliation against chen's wider family and network stops now. there are a few thi
May 6, 2012 8:30am PDT
-day affair that went into the night. grit of the united states is committed to accountability under locker for those who have plotted to attack her nation and to kill innocent people. >>> they face nearly 3000 murder charges for the 2001 attacks six family members that lost loved ones in the courtroom. are those that either could go arden want to watch closer to television at four military bases in the united states including hamilton in brooklyn york. many say with this on the court room for shredded them. >>> it seems like they're doing everything they can to delay the justice. >>> the second to ran for the defendants the first trial was stopped in the obama administration tried to shut down guantanamo bay and legal experts say could be years before there is a verdict in the case. >>> campaign 2012 is off and running with president obama in malibu and thursday for a fund- raiser at the home of actor george clooney. he kicked off his reelection campaign official yesterday with two speeches one in ohio and one in virginia key swing states. on issue after issue republican mitt romney wo
May 10, 2012 11:00am PDT
in the united states. no u.s. company bid on this at all. the new cars, b.a.r.t. said, bombardier met a number of factors that they were looking for. but many this morning said the deal really needs a second look. >> we're trying to get b.a.r.t. to basically not rebid this contract, but basically put it back to the two best bidders they have and have them retool their bids and try to come back and try to get the best deal that they can on the table. >> they also scored the highest in terms of the technical aspects and they could put americans to work sooner rather than later because they do have facilities here in the united states. >> reporter: now, b.a.r.t.'s so-called fleet of the future is made up of 775 new rail cars. every one of them to be assembled in the united states. so b.a.r.t. can go three ways today. they could accept the canadian company's bid, reject it or start the process all over again which would delay everything about 18 months. reporting live in oakland, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >>> new this morning, these are pictures just in to our newsroom of the men accused
May 7, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. he's probably al qaeda in the arabian peninsula's number one threat to the united states directly. dire >> reporter: asiri first came on the radar when a bomb he inserted inside his own brother was used as an attempt to kill the head of saudi intelligence. the saudi spy master was seriously injured, asiri's brother was killed. asiri is best known for the christmas 2009 plot to down a jetliner over detroit. he designed a bomb hidden in the underwear of umar farouk abdulmutallab, the would be suicide bomber tried to set the device off but while the detonator functioned, the main explosive charge did not, averting what would have been the worst attack on u.s. soil since 9/11. but asiri went back to the arkbench. ng organeda is extremely adaptive and al qaeda is a learning organization. it learns from its mistakes, it adapts. >> reporter: asiri adjusted his plans to avoid human error with his most complex bomb yet-- the printer bombs. two printers were shipped as cargo to the united states. plastic explosives hidden in toner cartridges were set to be detonated by cellular phones hidde
May 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
as the united states looks for ways to stop the deadly violence in syria. >> first his car was stolen, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> @ top stories at 6:30 p.m., another massacre in syria. the united nations observers found more than a dozen bodies of civilians shot execution- style. danielle nottingham reports that they are pointing the finger at the syrian government. >> syrians gathered in the street to bury another victim of the violence now spinning out of control. wednesday the united nations observers discovered 30 more bodies, apparently shot execution-style. that follows the massacre of more than 100 people last week. u.n. investigators say the syrian government is responsible. the security council met wednesday to talk about what action to take against the syrian president. >> the syrian government has made commitments, it has blatantly violated those commitments, and, i think it is quite clear, as we have said for many weeks, if they continue to do so, there should be consequences. >> what does officials say that although military options against syria are on the table, for now th
May 19, 2012 10:00pm PDT
is deeply rooted in the 14m amendment of the united states constitution and equal protection of all people." inside san francisco 's lgbt community center michelle wright expressed her statement. >> i think that is marriage equality is something that people are talking about on a national level and they are going to talk about it in their homes. >> reporter: this stance comes two weeks after president obama spoke out in favor of same-sex marriage, but still stating it's up to the states to decide marriage laws. we also tried to get a hold of someone from yes on 8 and were unable to reach anyone tonight. the naacp spokesman i contacted today said there will be a press release on monday about this decision. >>> at 10:30 honoring the pioneering politician harvey milk. while the state is ready to pay tribute to the openly gay elected politician, see why not seven embracing the idea. >>> san josi police are investigating the discovery of a man's body in the guadalupe river. volunteers doing clean-up discovers the remains between west santa clara and julian streets this morning. officials say t
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May 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
clicks. >> thanks to entitlements, this year, the united states national debt is approaching $16 trillion. joining us right now this morning is the author of a new book out right now "the debt bomb, a bold plan to stop washington from bankrupting america" senator tom coburn from oklahoma. good morning. >> good morning. >> it is a fantastic book. you make a great case why more americans need to pay attention. wake up and smell the debt bomb because it's about to go off and we're all in trouble. >> yeah, it's going to affect everybody but it's going to affect young and old. if you're young, you're going to college, one and two can't get a job now. it's going to be, you know, three out of four can't get a job. if you have a home, the value of it is going to we are obligated for $120 trillion with 10 years g.d.p. total everything going in taxes so, the book makes the point, that this is a solvable problem. it's going to require some courage. and some difficult choices. but it's immediate. and it's severity is real and each day we wait to fix the problem means the pain is going to be
May 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
and greece say no to austerity and see how that could affect the united states and the u.s. economy. >>> i'm gayle king. a tennessee mom and her three children disappear. this morning, there is a massive manhunt across several states. when i see awe the 8:00, dr. phil stops by the studio 57. >> i'm erica hill. a new national poll has good news for mitt romney and only on "cbs this morning" find out who is on top of the new fortune 500. >>> as we do every morning we begin with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >>> my life is in your hands, mr. president. >> an american held hostage pleads for his life. >> warren weinstein was kidnapped in pakistan last summer. >> if you accept the demand, i live. . you don't, then i die. [ speaking in foreign language ] >> french voters pick a socialist over the status quo. >> hollande has beaten sarkozy. >> stocks overseas took a nose dive. >> he is likely to have a big impact on the euro zone crisis. >> multistate manhunt is on for a young man accused of kidnapping three young girls and their mom. >> a quit quiet community. >> busy h
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